February 3 2014

Issue No. 14 - 06
For the week of February 3 2014

COMMISSION MEETINGS
(Meetings and agendas are subject to change)

Nothing Scheduled

HEARINGS/TESTIMONY BEFORE CONGRESS
(Dates and times are subject to change by Congress)

Mon., Feb. 3
3:00 p.m.

Jessica Rich, Director of the FTC’s Bureau of Consumer Protection, will testify before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance. Senate Dirksen Office Building, Room 538, Washington, DC

Tues., Feb. 4
10:15 a.m.

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on “Safeguarding Consumers’ Financial Data”.  Senate Dirksen Office Building, Room 226, Washington, DC

Wed., Feb. 5
9:30 a.m.

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will testify before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce’s Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade on “Protecting Consumer Information: Can Data Breaches Be Prevented?” House Rayburn Office Building, Room 2123, Washington, DC

WORKSHOPS/CONFERENCES

Tues., Feb. 4
8:30 a.m.- 5:40 p.m.

Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition. The Federal Trade Commission announces it will hold a workshop to explore competition issues involving biologic medicines and follow-on biologics. The workshop is free and open to the public. A government issued ID is required for entry. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. To pre-register, please e-mail your name and affiliation to biosimilars@ftc.gov.  A live webcast will be available on the day of the event. Bookmark this page and come back. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

SPEECHES

Tues., Feb. 4
8:30 a.m.

Andrew I. Gavil, Director of the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning will give welcome remarks at the FTC’s Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition workshop. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

8:40 a.m.

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will deliver opening remarks at the FTC’s Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition workshop. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

4:50 p.m.

Andrew I. Gavil, Director of the FTC’s Office of Policy Planning will give concluding remarks at the FTC’s Follow-On Biologics Workshop: Impact of Recent Legislative and Regulatory Naming Proposals on Competition workshop. FTC Conference Center, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW, Washington, DC

Thur., Feb. 6
10:00 a.m.

FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez will be the keynote speaker at the Consumer Protection and Communities Of Color” National Consumer League Center for Political and Economic Studies. 805 – 15th Street, N.W. – 2nd Floor, Washington, DC

Fri., Feb. 7
8:00 a.m..

FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright will speak at the George Mason University, Judicial Education Program, Case Analysis Seminar on Review of Economics Concepts: The Coase Theorem. Duck Key, FL

8:30 a.m.

FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will be the keynote speaker at the GCR Live Annual Antitrust Law Leaders' Forum. Miami, FL

Sun., Feb. 9
10:50 a.m..

FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen will participate in a panel discussion at the Silicon Flatirons Conference on The Challenges of Governance: Seamless Networks with Global Reach. University of Colorado Law School, Boulder, CO

HEARINGS BEFORE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGES

Nothing Scheduled

Please check the FTC's Web site at www.ftc.gov
for a listing of events and updates.

Previous Commission Calendars